Every Little Bit Helps, More Than You Know

Health issues have hit my family and hit us hard. I have been struggling with unexplained/diagnosed breathing problems which have put me in the hospital and emergency room multiple times. I have had pneumonia now 3 times since August and can't seem to keep it cleared up, which has forced me to stop working. I never dreamed something like this was going to happen. I thought ,okay, pneumonia a little time off and some antibiotics and no big deal, but it has been an on going process. Taking test after test, with no answers, just more questions. Its hard to describe in words the emotions and thoughts that have gone on in my head. Wondering what has caused it, if I'm going to get others ill, especially my children, how am I going to pay the bills, it just goes on and on.  I had lost all hope and practically given up.
Then something amazing happened.... In my last hospitalization I finally got to see a pulmonologist that has given me hope! I have taken several more tests and we are getting closer to an answer. I am still taking several medications and have this vibrating vest now that seems to really help but daily activities are still a struggle. Keeping up with the house and the kids takes everything I have right now but being able to do it is a HUGE accomplishment! Things are definitely improving day by day, and that's exciting!
With that said we are still in a bit of a financial dilemma. Not being able to work much over the last several months has put us in a hole I am unable to get us out of without some help....I will be returning to work as soon as I am able to, I really miss my CNA job, a lot! We just need a little help until that's possible. I have 2 grown children who are doing everything they can to help , but unfortunately we are going to lose our home unless we can raise some money pretty quickly to save it! We have been here over 9yrs and to think about uprooting everyone over this temporary situation just breaks me inside. So here I am asking anyone that can spare a little something to help my family through this rough time. Every little bit helps, I don't know if we will raise the money in time to save our house, but if we can't anything raised will go towards a new place for us to call home. Thank you for taking the time to read our story and lending a hand if possible.

Donations

  • Chtistopher Lee Southerland 
    • $25 
    • 6 mos
  • Michelle Piearce 
    • $50 
    • 6 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 6 mos
  • Barbara Foner 
    • $27 
    • 6 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $250 
    • 6 mos

Organizer

Maria Hart 
Organizer
Highland, IL
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